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Mark DeVolder

After a highly successful, 15 year speaking career as the “change specialist”,  Dr. Mark DeVolder was confronted with the biggest challenge of his life, a serious accident in a foreign country!  He thought he’d be paralyzed for life, now he teaches people how to be mobilized to change.  Without the ability or capacity to change, accidents can happen.

DeVolder is recognized as one of today’s original thinkers and motivators on transitions.  He has engaged and delighted audiences from Monaco to Dubai, from Singapore to Jamaica and from Istanbul to Kuala Lumpur.  DeVolder’s high-octane, content-rich and humour-filled presentations empower people to be bold, nimble and innovative in face of constant change.

After a highly successful, 15 year speaking career as the “change specialist”,  Dr. Mark DeVolder was confronted with the biggest challenge of his life, a serious accident in a foreign country!  He thought he’d be paralyzed for life, now he teaches people how to be mobilized to change.  Without the ability or capacity to change, accidents can happen.

DeVolder is recognized as one of today’s original thinkers and motivators on transitions.  He has engaged and delighted audiences from Monaco to Dubai, from Singapore to Jamaica and from Istanbul to Kuala Lumpur.  DeVolder’s high-octane, content-rich and humour-filled presentations empower people to be bold, nimble and innovative in face of constant change.

Dr. DeVolder has worked with many of the world’s largest companies and advised on numerous multi-billion dollar mergers and acquisitions.  His clients have included NASA, McDonalds, GE, PepsiCo, Siemens, Suncor, Medtronic, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Verizon, RE/MAX and PricewaterhouseCoopers.  Mark has spoken on five continents and in over 20 countries.

As an award winning speaker, Mark has received the Top 5 Speaker Award in Business Management, Top 10 Speakers in Change Management and Top 25 Speakers USA.  Mark DeVolder is known for his compelling combination of cutting edge content, riveting storytelling, engaging audience interaction and practical take-aways.  You and your team will be inspired and motivated to act … safely.

Presentation Description & Topics

Getting to Zero in Your Workplace:  Engage High-Performance Safety

Hazards and obstacles abound in the fast and frenzied pace of business today. In the rush to stay competitive, people are increasingly tempted to take short cuts and sacrifice safety.

The most common barrier however is actually change itself. Some employees feel paralyzed by change, and when they feel paralyzed, they disengage. Without the ability or capacity to change, accidents can happen.

DeVolder’s proven transition model enables people to accept new practices and let go of the unsafe past. As people become Change Ready their level of engagement rises. DeVolder supports this progression with his easy to apply strategy increase clarity, competence, influence and appreciation.

During Mark’s high-performance presentation, you will learn how to:

  • get change-right and change-ready
  • defy change paralysis through Mark’s mobilized for safety approach
  • significantly reduce risk of accidents and liability
  • identify behaviours that enhance engagement
  • implement strategies to increase productivity, motivation and safety

Empower your employees to achieve “target zero.”

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Hear what others have to say

“We all left with a better grip on our humanity and tools to soar higher.” Lindsey Pletsch, NASA, Spaceport Operations

“Mark, you were nothing short of awesome!!!” Maria Sharpe, Chief Personnel Officer, PepsiCo Europe, Madrid, Spain

“If you get to work with Mark DeVolder, you’re really lucky!” – CEO Jim Carrick-Birtwell, ChangeBoard, Dubai
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“Dr. DeVolder was thought-provoking and dynamic. Moving and powerful.” – Al-Noor Moosa, Manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers

“Dr. Mark DeVolder has tremendous charisma and made his message so powerful that we will all benefit from it!” – CEO Paul Gregorowitsch, Oman Air, Oman
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“Mark DeVolder was fun, brilliant, charismatic, refreshing and truly inspiring.” – Human Resource Management Association, Estonia

“Mark DeVolder was fantastic.” – Marlene Stanger, ESH Operations Lead, Monsanto Company
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